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Colombian Army Releases Video of Treasure Strewn From San José Shipwreck

Colombian Army Releases Video of Treasure Strewn From San José Shipwreck

The Colombian army just released fascinating underwater footage of treasure strewn from the wreckage of the San José galleon — a warship sunk by the ...

It’s Best to Wear Your Precious Jewelry Through Airport Security, Says TSA

It’s Best to Wear Your Precious Jewelry Through Airport Security, Says TSA

With summer vacations right around the corner, we have fresh information and expert advice on the best way to take your precious jewelry possessions through ...

World’s Most Celebrated Natural Pearl Almost Ended Up in the Belly of a Beast

World’s Most Celebrated Natural Pearl Almost Ended Up in the Belly of a Beast

In 1513, an African slave discovered a perfectly symmetrical, pear-shaped, 55.95-carat natural pearl in the waters off the coast of Panama, and for the next ...

This Cabochon-Cut Black Diamond Masquerades as a Tahitian Pearl

This Cabochon-Cut Black Diamond Masquerades as a Tahitian Pearl

The Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection in Washington, DC, features an unusual cabochon-cut black diamond that masquerades as a Tahitian pearl.Named the “Winston Adamantine Pearl,” the ...

Music Friday: Keith Richards Reveals, ‘I Just Love Singing About Precious Metal’

Music Friday: Keith Richards Reveals, ‘I Just Love Singing About Precious Metal’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Rolling Stones’ ...

Two 100+ Carat Pear-Shaped Diamonds Share Top Billing at Sotheby’s NY Auction

Two 100+ Carat Pear-Shaped Diamonds Share Top Billing at Sotheby’s NY Auction

Two pear-shaped diamonds larger than 100 carats — one D-flawless and the other fancy deep orange-brown — will headline Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New ...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Grey Cup Rings Tell Story of Back-to-Back Championships

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Grey Cup Rings Tell Story of Back-to-Back Championships

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers received their 2021 Grey Cup Championship Rings Saturday night during a soiree held at the exclusive Pinnacle Club at IG Field. ...

Pure Gold Coin Is the Size of a Small Pizza and Weighs More Than Your 3-Year-Old

Pure Gold Coin Is the Size of a Small Pizza and Weighs More Than Your 3-Year-Old

The Royal Mint has just produced the largest coin in its 1,100-year history to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s historic 70-year reign.About the size of a ...

Music Friday: Justin Bieber Sings, ‘If You Got a Diamond for All of Your Passion’

Music Friday: Justin Bieber Sings, ‘If You Got a Diamond for All of Your Passion’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a reflective Justin ...

Tiny Kingdom, Big Results: Lesotho Produces Another 200+ Carat Diamond

Tiny Kingdom, Big Results: Lesotho Produces Another 200+ Carat Diamond

Of the largest 50 rough diamonds ever discovered, seven have come from Lesotho, a tiny, landlocked kingdom at the southern tip of Africa. Despite its ...

‘Cullinan Blue Diamond Necklace’ Commemorates Largest Diamond Ever Mined

‘Cullinan Blue Diamond Necklace’ Commemorates Largest Diamond Ever Mined

In 1910, Thomas Cullinan, then chairman of the Premier Mine in South Africa, gifted an elaborate necklace to his wife Lady Annie Francis Cullinan to ...

Glue Used by Ancient Maya Dentists to Affix Gems to Teeth Delivers Bonus Benefit

Glue Used by Ancient Maya Dentists to Affix Gems to Teeth Delivers Bonus Benefit

The ancient Maya are famous for erecting majestic palaces, sky-high pyramids and astronomical observatories, but did you know that they also loved to decorate their ...